Marine Underwriters of America

About Us

We aim to be your one-stop market of choice for all of your inland and ocean marine product needs.  Mike Hartley, President of Marine Underwriters of America (MUA), has been a marine underwriter for over 25 years and holds a CPCU.  Additionally, as a former marine wholesaler, Mike and his staff uniquely understand the daily challenges of the marine producer in today’s competitive market.


MUA underwrites on behalf of only A-rated carriers, both admitted and non-admitted, to meet your needs. 


We specialize in:


  • Accounts of any size.  Our minimum premium starts at $1,500
  • Hard to place accounts
  • Accounts requiring specialized underwriting (for example, project risks, business interruption, difficult cat underwriting, etc.)
  • Accounts which bridge different lines of marine business (inland and ocean marine) as well as packaging different products within those lines (for example, packaging marine liabilities, hull, cargo and excess)
  • Cargo trip shipments
  • Small hull fleets
  • Small artisan marine operations - EZ Artisan Program - NEW!!



We promise only one thing - solutions that exceed your expectations. 

Whether by land or sea, we’ve got you covered.

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